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U.S.S. ROANOKE

(CL-145)

NUNC PARATI SUMUS

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CL-145 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1945 - Keel Date: 15 MAY 1945
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden NJ
JUN 1947 - Launch Date: 16 JUN 1947
APR 1949 - Commissioned: 4 APR 1949
JAN 1950 - MAY 1950 Mediterranean
JAN 1951 - MAY 1951 Mediterranean
DEC 1951 - MAY 1952 Mediterranean
OCT 1952 - NOV 1952 Guantanamo Bay
JAN 1953 - MAY 1953 Mediterranean
JUL 1953 - JUL 1953 midshipmen cruise
AUG 1953 - AUG 1953 Caribbean
OCT 1953 - JAN 1954 Dry Dock
JAN 1954 - FEB 1954 shake down &ori
MAR 1954 - SEP 1954 Mediterranean
SEP 1954 - FEB 1955 local ops gitmo san juan
SEP 1954 - DEC 1954 Mediterranean
MAR 1955 - MAY 1955 Mediterranean
JUN 1955 - JUN 1955 new york cruise
AUG 1955 - AUG 1955 havana cuba gitmo
AUG 1955 - AUG 1955 Guantanamo Bay
SEP 1955 - SEP 1955 under way west coast
OCT 1955 - FEB 1956 dry docks bremerton wash
OCT 1955 - OCT 1955 san deigo to bremerton wash
FEB 1956 - APR 1956 long beach shake down
MAY 1956 - DEC 1956 West Pac
MAY 1956 - DEC 1956 west pac first cruise
SEP 1956 - Shellback Initiation - 3 SEP 1956 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1956 - JAN 1957 West Pac
JAN 1957 - MAY 1957 local ops long beach area
MAY 1957 - MAY 1957 family cruise
JUN 1957 - JUN 1957 operation home run
JUL 1957 - AUG 1957 home port stay nounderway time
SEP 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 11 SEP 1957 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1957 - MAY 1958 west pac 2nd cruise
OCT 1958 - Decommissioned: 31 OCT 1958

CL-145 General Specifications

Class: Worcester-class light cruiser

Complement: 1401 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 14700 tons

Length: 679 feet

Beam: 70 feet

Draft: 25 feet

Final Disposition: Sold to Levin Metals Corporation of San Jose Calif. on 22